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Metadata Updated: December 6, 2023

The gravitational signature of Venus was determined from velocity perturbations of the Pioneer Venus Orbiter (PVO) and the Magellan spacecraft as measured from the Doppler shift of the S-band and X-band radio tracking signal. The spacecraft were tracked by NASA's Deep Space Network (DSN) at Goldstone, California, Canberra, Australia, and Madrid, Spain. The tracking data were used to determine the spacecraft orbits about Venus, as well as the Venusian gravity field. A detailed description of how the spacecraft orbits were computed and an assessment of their quality can be found in [KONOPLIV&SJOGREN1996]. For information on Magellan gravity investigations see papers in [ICARUSMGN1994].

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Metadata Created Date January 31, 2023
Metadata Updated Date December 6, 2023
Data Update Frequency irregular

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Metadata Created Date January 31, 2023
Metadata Updated Date December 6, 2023
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Data First Published 2018-06-26
Data Last Modified 2023-01-26
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